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Climbing 1 (Small)

Are you an experienced climber or looking for a new activity to try as a family?

Then why not try our 10.5 metre climbing wall at the Healthy Living Centre for size!

The climbing wall is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Our climbing wall has 17 lines, over 70 individual routes, all tope-roped and equipped with quick draws for lead climbing, four auto-belays, all on a variety of slabs, walls and overhangs. 

We also have a mixed route bouldering room.

Casual climbing is FREE for our active fitness members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 7am to 10pm
  • Saturday 9am to 7pm
  • Sunday  9am to 8pm

Taster sessions 

Suitable for first time climbers of all ages, the session is run by one of our qualified instructors and gives you the chance to put on a harness, climb our wall and feel what it's like be up to 10.5 metres off the ground. If you enjoy the session children can then attend our climbing clubs and adults can book on for a full climbing induction.

Session times: Tuesday 5.45pm to 6.30pm and Saturday 1.30pm to 2.15pm. Booking is advised for these sessions.

Climbing induction: age 14+ 

  • induction assessment Wednesday 6pm to 7pm
  • induction course Wednesday 7.15pm to 9.15pm.

The induction and assessment are FREE for our active fitness members or see our pay as you go prices. A parent or guardian must remain on site if the climber is under eighteen. Booking is advised for this session.

Climbing booster

Suitable for all abilities and levels to help you develop your climbing skills. From needing a belay partner to pushing grades or developing technique, this instructor staffed session will offer all the support and guidance you require.

Session time: Tuesday 6.45pm to 8.15pm 

Pay as you climb

If you are new to the centre but an experienced climber you can take our climbing wall competency photo quiz (100% pass mark required). Once you pass you will need to fill in a registration and conditions of use form, then you are able to pay and climb whenever the wall is open.

Climbing for young people

See our children's climbing clubs for page for more information. 

Last updated on 22 January 2019